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Windows 7: USB 32/64 bit compatibility.


17 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
USB 32/64 bit compatibility.

I bought a wireless xbox gaming receiver from ebay, and the seller didn't make it clear enough for me to notice that it only works on 32 bit: White PC Wireless Controller Gaming Receiver Adapter for Microsoft Xbox 360 | eBay

Is there any way to use it while playing my games on the 64 bit version?

Bonus: can i use the headset with it while gaming online?


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18 Dec 2012   #2

openSUSE 13.1 64bit
 
 

It states pretty clearly in the advert that it's for 32bit only???

I'd just relist it and put it down to experience.
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18 Dec 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

What do you mean relist it? I'm not selling it, I'm buying it. Is there any way to have a 32 bit emulator run the receiver seperately from the 64 bit which would be running the games? Any similar solution that doesn't involve changing my core OS?
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18 Dec 2012   #4

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

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18 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

And this is the link to the driver page for the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows, which should be a standard XBOX 360 controller with a Wireless Gaming Reciever. It has a 64-bit version
Software Downloads: Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows
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19 Dec 2012   #6

openSUSE 13.1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JustinL View Post
What do you mean relist it? I'm not selling it, I'm buying it. Is there any way to have a 32 bit emulator run the receiver seperately from the 64 bit which would be running the games? Any similar solution that doesn't involve changing my core OS?
Sorry, your opening post says "I bought a wireless xbox gaming receiver from ebay, ".

Doesn't say you are only bidding. What I meant was, as soon as you recieve it, if none of the solutions work for you, simply relist it as your own sale.
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19 Dec 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FuturDreamz View Post
No Sorry. The problem is that the drivers don't work on windows 7 64 bit. I need an emulator of the 32 bit version that can run the drivers separately from other functions, specifically my games.
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19 Dec 2012   #8

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JustinL View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FuturDreamz View Post
No Sorry. The problem is that the drivers don't work on windows 7 64 bit. I need an emulator of the 32 bit version that can run the drivers separately from other functions, specifically my games.
So the drivers I also linked to don't work?
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19 Dec 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JustinL View Post
I bought a wireless xbox gaming receiver from ebay, and the seller didn't make it clear enough for me to notice that it only works on 32 bit: White PC Wireless Controller Gaming Receiver Adapter for Microsoft Xbox 360 | eBay

Is there any way to use it while playing my games on the 64 bit version?

Bonus: can i use the headset with it while gaming online?
It says ==
  • Note: if you want to use it in windows 7, it just fit to 32bit not for 64 bit.
Pretty clear if you ask me. It only cost $9.92. That is a cheap lesson to read everything. It could cost you more next time.
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19 Dec 2012   #10

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JustinL View Post
I bought a wireless xbox gaming receiver from ebay, and the seller didn't make it clear enough for me to notice that it only works on 32 bit: White PC Wireless Controller Gaming Receiver Adapter for Microsoft Xbox 360 | eBay

Is there any way to use it while playing my games on the 64 bit version?

Bonus: can i use the headset with it while gaming online?
It says ==
  • Note: if you want to use it in windows 7, it just fit to 32bit not for 64 bit.
Pretty clear if you ask me. It only cost $9.92. That is a cheap lesson to read everything. It could cost you more next time.
Unless it's a knockoff it looks identical to the reciever used in this: Software Downloads: Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows
Which has a 64-bit driver.
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